The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 202 161 215
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +54
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 56 95 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 1.24% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.55% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 82 30
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,340 £30,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6026 6138 5653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.29% 80.18% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4957 4783
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,450 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +6 29 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Bedfordshire -25 8 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Norfolk +5 6 - -
Suffolk - 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -8 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Essex - 3 £42,500 - 2
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 94 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.84%) Finance
2 42 (36.84%) QA
3 34 (29.82%) C#
4 28 (24.56%) Scrum
5 25 (21.93%) NUnit
5 25 (21.93%) Performance Testing
6 24 (21.05%) .NET
7 22 (19.30%) OO
7 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 22 (19.30%) JIRA
8 20 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (17.54%) SQL
9 19 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 17 (14.91%) Business Analysis
10 17 (14.91%) Java
10 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
11 16 (14.04%) TOWER Software
11 16 (14.04%) Statistics
11 16 (14.04%) Mathematics
11 16 (14.04%) Degree
11 16 (14.04%) Selenium
11 16 (14.04%) WPF
11 16 (14.04%) Financial Modelling
11 16 (14.04%) Algorithms
12 15 (13.16%) Use Case
12 15 (13.16%) Regression Testing
12 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.28%) ISEB
14 13 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.88%) JBoss
2 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) VPN
1 3 (2.63%) Firewall
1 3 (2.63%) VLAN
1 3 (2.63%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) Big Data
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (21.93%) NUnit
2 22 (19.30%) JIRA
3 20 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (14.04%) Selenium
5 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
6 8 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.14%) JMeter
8 6 (5.26%) Maven
8 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
9 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.39%) Hudson
10 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.51%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (2.63%) JUnit
12 1 (0.88%) Subversion
12 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 42 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (43.86%) Analyst
2 47 (41.23%) Business Analyst
3 29 (25.44%) Developer
4 17 (14.91%) Software Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Tester
7 7 (6.14%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Product Owner
9 5 (4.39%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (4.39%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.39%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Graduate
10 4 (3.51%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (3.51%) UML Business Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) .NET
2 16 (14.04%) WPF
3 10 (8.77%) HTML
4 8 (7.02%) SOAP
5 7 (6.14%) Web Services
5 7 (6.14%) XML
5 7 (6.14%) HTML5
6 6 (5.26%) REST
6 6 (5.26%) CSS
7 5 (4.39%) jQuery
8 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.63%) CSS3
9 3 (2.63%) RESTful
9 3 (2.63%) WCF
9 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.75%) JSON
10 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.75%) Spring
10 2 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Statistics
1 16 (14.04%) Mathematics
1 16 (14.04%) Algorithms
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.14%) User Experience
4 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.39%) Replication
5 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.88%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.88%) Android
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) Scrum
3 25 (21.93%) Performance Testing
4 22 (19.30%) OO
5 19 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.91%) Business Analysis
7 16 (14.04%) Financial Modelling
8 15 (13.16%) Use Case
8 15 (13.16%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (11.40%) Software Architecture
9 13 (11.40%) SDLC
10 12 (10.53%) Kanban
10 12 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 12 (10.53%) Web Testing
11 11 (9.65%) Test Scripting
11 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.65%) UML
11 11 (9.65%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.82%) C#
2 20 (17.54%) SQL
3 17 (14.91%) Java
4 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) C++
5 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
2 14 (12.28%) ISEB
3 7 (6.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.75%) AAT
5 2 (1.75%) ACCA
5 2 (1.75%) CIPFA
5 2 (1.75%) CCAB
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) HND
6 1 (0.88%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (36.84%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) FATCA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.63%) XenServer
1 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.04%) TOWER Software
3 3 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.75%) Temenos
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Cognos
4 2 (1.75%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.88%) Coverity
5 1 (0.88%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.88%) Progress
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
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